Ontario court throws out law barring self-induced intoxication as defence for sexual assault — (The National Post)Thursday, June 4th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man overdoses on Wellbutrin, decides his elderly mother is an alien, stabs and almost kills her.
Bond set at $1 million for Decatur woman charged in husband’s shooting death — (Huntsville Real-Time News)Thursday, March 7th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman, no record,speeds away from Deputy, taken to psych hospital, starts acting "weird". Weeks later shoots, kills husband she "loves with all her heart".
Medical Student Stabbed to Death in Library Was ‘The Little Engine That Could,’ Mom Says — (Yahoo)Thursday, March 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man, diagnosed/drugged as teen breaks into neighbours' house, court forces meds on him, he stabs random med student in library, killing her. Disoriented.
Christopher Garnier tells murder trial Catherine Campbell asked him to choke her — (CBC News)Monday, December 11th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressant sees violent images, father on same med has nightmares, murders a woman during sex, cannot remember. He suspects drug, noone believes.
Stabbing suspect’s sister: Mental illness behind attack — (Burlington Free Press)Friday, March 31st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled homeless man subjected to periodic forced drugging, many assault convictions, finally kills someone. Mental illness blamed.
Mum-of-seven hanged herself just weeks after discovering she was pregnant again — (The Mirror)Saturday, March 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman taking fluoxetine cannot decide whether or not to terminate her 8th pregnancy, in the end she hangs herself.
Former IU student charged in attack on Muslim woman gets 1 year on probation, Investigation determines attack not a hate crime — (The Herald Times)Tuesday, January 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen taking stimulant + antidepressant drinks, violently attacks woman, is charged, has to leave university. Totally out of character.
Maidstone woman Sandra Young had taken lethal levels of fluoxetine before she collapsed at Iceland, inquest hears — (Kentonline)Friday, January 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac overdose, goes shopping, collapses and dies from drug toxicity.
The Concussion Diaries: One High School Football Player’s Secret Struggle with CTE — (GQ)Tuesday, January 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young football player given Zoloft, Adderall, possible CTE, unsurprisingly feels very "messed up", suicidal, dies by suicide. Meds not suspected.
With An Ex Behind Bars, A White Knight Learns He Can’t Save Everyone — (KNKX)Saturday, December 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman with troubled past taking Paxil murders a man, gets 30 years.
Pianist’s wife accused of killing daughters struggled with mental illness — (stuff.co.nz)Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mom given Zoloft, anti-anxiety drugs for sleep trouble kills her children, tries to stab herself to death, doesn't remember. Mental illness blamed.
Court rejects Brandon Daniel appeal in killing of police officer — (The Austin American-Statesman)Wednesday, February 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Judge decides Xanax did not cause man to think, act totally out of character for several weeks. The law does not allow for long-term intoxication. So he'll die.
Mother seeks answers in daughter’s mysterious death — (Chicago Tribune)Tuesday, October 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young woman with several drugs in her system, including antidepressants, dies mysteriously in forest.
Testimony focuses on drug use in Buendia attempted murder trial — (Bay News 9)Monday, October 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on 13 drugs charged with attempted murder
Wife: Man who killed deputy made threats 2 days earlier — (Associated Press)Thursday, September 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young father, normally a kind and responsible man, takes Paxil, is abusive and threatening to wife, gets killed in shootout with police.
How depression pills turned me into a zombie: This high-flying film-maker ended up needing 24-hour care after being prescribed medication she didn’t need — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Film-maker given Lexapro suffers akathisia. This is treated with Zoloft, Prozac and risperidone, she becomes a zombie until she quits the drugs.
Oklahoma labor commissioner stabbed to death in OKC— (News OK)Monday, August 24th, 2015
Covington Lawyers Kill on Cross-Exams in Cymbalta Case — (American Lawyer)Friday, August 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Lawyers triumph defending corrupt drug safety system
Allegedly mentally ill man says he’s ‘proud’ to be cop killer — (Chicago Sun-Times)Thursday, July 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, arrested for illegal drugs, goes "off script" at trial, behaves bizarrely, justifies shooting policewoman, killing another cop.
No charges in Auckland stabbing death — (Stuff.co.nz)Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
Woman died from an accidental overdose— (Lytham St. Annes Express)Tuesday, May 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: "Struggling" former nurse on fluoxetine, zopiclone, addicted to painkillers, overdoses on 4x dose morphine. Coroner assumes death accidental.
Kayelyn Louder autopsy inconclusive but family insists death ‘was not an accident’ — (Deseret News)Wednesday, April 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Mystery substance: Woman who took nothing "fatal or illegal" makes 3 bizarre phone calls, is clearly confused and delusional, disappears, is later found dead.
16-year-old missing after leaving group home, mother says — (WNCN)Sunday, March 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressant leaves group home and walks into a wooded area. Found safe.
An 11-year-old reported being raped twice, wound up with a conviction — (The Washington Post)Thursday, March 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: An extreme example of prescribing antidepressants instead of dealing with real problem- no investigation despite evidence of rape of 11-yr-old.
Aurora mother tried to fix her ‘broken boy’ — (Aurora Banner)Thursday, January 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Socially awkward boy, 14, going through difficult phase given Prozac, self-harms, is socially withdrawn, finally commits suicide.
Cleveland woman with mental illness died after police used takedown move, brother says — (Cleveland.com)Thursday, November 13th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Medical examiner does not know what killed a woman taking citalopram, quetiapine, Risperdal and Benadryl and held down on pavement by police.
Don’t be quick to judge mental illness, says Nicholas Layman’s family — (CBC News)Friday, October 31st, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, diagnosed with depression does not take his medication "properly", has psychotic episode, stabs 11-yr old. Mental illness is blamed.
NY woman accused of killing autistic son with lethal cocktail of drugs stands Trial — (CNN/fox13now.com)Saturday, September 13th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on Xanax, Prozac, Ambien, Celebrex, Trexone, hydrocodone kills son in a very cruel way - forcing him to ingest drug mixture, he dies slowly, painfully.
Schoolgirl, 15, accidentally killed herself after taking anti-depressants and painkillers for ‘fun’ at a bus stop with a friend after skipping lessons — (Daily Mail)Thursday, June 26th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teenage girls, 15, skip classes, take antidepressants and painkillers for fun, one dies of overdose.
Witnesses detail Aquelin Talamantes’ mental health diagnoses leading up to drowning of daughter — (The Sacramento Bee)Wednesday, May 21st, 2014SSRI Ed note: Mom gets prescriptions including Prozac, becomes delirious, drowns daughter
Watford woman died after taking painkillers and antidepressants in ‘tragic accident’ — (Watford Observer)Monday, May 12th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on painkillers, amitriptyline and citalopram dies of drug overdose.
"I refused to give up on my daughter" — (Sherman Silverstein)Monday, April 14th, 2014
Missouri Court of Appeals Decision re: Troy Marlin — (Missouri Court of Appeals Western District)Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Ian Thorpe ‘admitted to rehab’ after incident with police — (Courier Mail)Tuesday, February 4th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Swimming champion taking pain medication and antidepressants found disoriented.
Office worker who killed herself after battle with depression ‘had been anxious about her hair colour’ — (Daily Mail)Monday, January 27th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman probably in withdrawal from antidepressants - she was refusing to take them - unhappy with hair dye job hangs herself.
THE MICHAEL ELIGON INQUEST: 6 unanswered questions — (NOW Magazine)Thursday, January 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Police shoot man behaving oddly. Many questions remain unanswered.
Missing elderly man recently taken off antidepressant — (WZZM)Friday, January 17th, 2014
Psychosis and the Elderly Person — (Mental Health Forum)Monday, November 25th, 2013
The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)Friday, November 22nd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on anti-anxiety meds has grandiose ideas about being persecuted, shoots and kills 5, shoots at photographer, kidnaps motorist.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES v. Heidi S. — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)Wednesday, November 13th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Judge orders release of El Monte officers’ personnel records in Khoa Le suit — (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)Saturday, October 12th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Police officers kill man on Zoloft who had argued with his father.
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed DOT worker — (Lexington WIStv)Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
Man may have taken more than 300 tablets, Carlisle inquest told — (News and Star)Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
STATE of New Jersey v. Baum — (Leagle)Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Vallejo woman sentenced to life without parole for killing son’s father in Pittsburg — (The East Bay Times)Friday, July 26th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac becomes suicidal, makes several attempts, on and off med, behaves erraticly, finally shoots and kills ex who is supporting their son.
Pasadena man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges — (Maryland Gazette)Friday, July 19th, 2013